EAPDD Receives Grant to Go to Local Nonprofit Groups

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The East Arkansas Planning and Development District (EAPDD) announced a grant availability of $250,000 that will go to nonprofit organizations that are inside of the twelve counties served by the District.

Grants will be awarded to the 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations located in the following counties:

  • Clay
  • Craighead
  • Crittenden
  • Cross
  • Greene
  • Lawrence
  • Lee
  • Mississippi
  • Phillips
  • Poinsett
  • Randolph
  • St. Francis

The application deadline for the grants is Friday, April 18.

"We know of many nonprofit agencies through their state and regional networks and through our previous work with the nonprofit sector." said Executive Director Richard Spelic.  "This is a great opportunity for them and we want all who are interested to have a chance to apply."

Interested parties may participate in a Q&A session, scheduled for March 4 at EAPDD 2905 King Street in Jonesboro; March 5 at Black River Technical College, Community Conference Center in Pocahontas; and March 7 at the City Hall Council Chamber Room, 205 S. Redding in West Memphis.  All sessions begin at 10:00 a.m.

There is no cost to attend but anyone interested in attending a Q&A session but those interested are encouraged to reigster as space is limited.  For more information, or to register, call EAPDD at 870-932-3957.